The Thunder got a 28-point performance from Russell Westbrook as Oklahoma City ran past Dallas 99-98 on Saturday at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
The Thunder won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 8-point spread. OVER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an OVER play.
Oklahoma City got 25 points from Kevin Durant and another 22 points from Serge Ibaka. Russell Westbrook contributed 5 assists, while Kendrick Perkins cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Dallas got 25 points from Dirk Nowitzki in a losing cause and another 20 points from Jason Terry. Jason Kidd contributed 5 assists for the Mavericks, while Shawn Marion had 8 rebounds.
Oklahoma City trailed at halftime, 51-48.
The rebound battle favored Dallas as they grabbed 42 boards, while Oklahoma City only had 36.